Lower Western Weather
Lower Western Forecast
Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the far west and near the Victorian border this afternoon and evening, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 37 to 42.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls exceeding 40 mm possible near the Victorian border. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending SW 30 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending S 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Hot and sunny. Light winds.
Lower Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||39||90%||5-10mm||Nil||ESE 22||34||NNE 12||26|
||21||40||90%||5-10mm||Nil||SE 17||29||SSE 8||17|
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